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Challenge: Entrance (Basic Editing)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Sony DSC-S90
Date: Jan 17, 2007
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Black and White, Textures
Date Uploaded: Jan 17, 2007

Mostly straight out of the camera.. just shadow/highlight used..

I have the dubious honour of entering the first pic of both the open challenges..grr..now a whole week to wait..

After Challenge:
wohoooo!
Thank you so very much for the encouraging response after the result came out...
Really didn't think I could ribbon when my score fell from the 7.25 stretch but boy was I surprised.. Now comes the challenge of some day repeating this..

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 200
Avg (all users): 6.9686
Avg (commenters): 8.7059
Avg (participants): 6.6964
Avg (non-participants): 7.0599
Views since voting: 7853
Views during voting: 351
Votes: 223
Comments: 58
Favorites: 33 (view)


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11/26/2012 01:55:20 AM
Great texture, detail and tones. Congrats on the ribbon!
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01/06/2008 11:24:52 AM
Excellent composition!
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12/22/2007 12:27:50 PM
Spectacular! Love the texture and perspective and mood. Great!
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12/21/2007 01:10:50 AM
Sharpness and clarity on this is great.
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10/08/2007 02:50:54 PM
really nice shot, congrats on the ribbon, keep it up
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10/02/2007 10:27:56 AM
Great photo, I love the angle you shot it at and the texture...
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06/28/2007 02:40:56 PM
Excellent textures and detail. Muted color really ads a lot to this photo.
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04/15/2007 06:04:22 PM
it should be the 1st place
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03/06/2007 08:54:19 AM
congrats, never seen this before, its very cool.
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02/09/2007 12:21:40 PM
beautiful photo, and well deserved ribbon.
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02/09/2007 10:31:38 AM
Beautifully detailed and toned. Congratulations on the ribbon and it's just the beginning for you.
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02/05/2007 02:24:43 PM
Lovely patina and detail in this photograph. Congratulations on winning the yellow ribbon!
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02/03/2007 08:56:55 PM
Hi Urfa. Your first ribbon and an amazing image to add to your collection. Outstanding work!

Message edited by author 2007-02-03 20:57:20.
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02/02/2007 07:10:13 PM
The texture in this is fantastic.
Well done! and congrats on your 1st ribbon and Personal Best.

Point n shoot's really rock :)
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02/01/2007 07:10:27 PM
I Love This!!! Beautiful textures and details!! Amazing image - Congrats on the yellow ribbon!
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01/31/2007 10:53:11 PM
Big Congrats!!! on your first ribbon
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01/31/2007 08:42:35 PM
Great detail in this shot, deserving of your ribbon, congratulations!
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01/31/2007 04:00:39 PM
I love this picture, you have an excellent eye for detail.
Congrats.
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01/31/2007 01:06:35 PM
I didn't get to vote in this challenge, but if I had, you would've gotten a 10 from me. Excellent shot! I think this is the best shot in the challenge.
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01/31/2007 09:19:28 AM
congrats for the ribbon,worth the waiting....
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01/31/2007 08:31:44 AM
Congrats on the ribbon. This is a beautifully detailed shot.
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01/31/2007 06:01:36 AM
Very good job in isolating such simple beauty.
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01/31/2007 03:04:47 AM
Worth the wait, wasn't it? EXCELLENT shot - detail is amazing. Congrats on the ribbon!!
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01/31/2007 03:03:24 AM
Congrats on your first ribbon! ... the Post Processing is perfect for this shot
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01/31/2007 02:51:21 AM
Yay! Your first ribbon! Congrats, this was about time!
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01/31/2007 02:27:53 AM
Many congrats on the ribbon. A fantastic shot.
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01/31/2007 02:20:55 AM
congratulations urfa! i think you can consider yourself de-blah'd!
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01/31/2007 02:17:18 AM
What an exciting week this must have been! Congrats on your first ribbon with this wonderful shot!
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01/31/2007 01:21:12 AM
i adore this! congrats on such a great shot and your first ribbon!
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01/31/2007 01:11:51 AM
Congrats on your ribbon!!!! Well done!
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01/31/2007 12:42:14 AM
so was it worth the wait.

nicly done, nicly won.

and only your 17th challenge 2, you've got a jump on alot of us.

great image
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01/31/2007 12:40:35 AM
Fantastic!!! you just raised the bar on yourself now. Congratulations on your well deserved ribbon. It will make the front page of DPC more beautiful and more enjoyable for the whole week.
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01/31/2007 12:34:07 AM
Well done - this is a great image deserved it's ribbon!
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01/31/2007 12:24:54 AM
Congratulations!!
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01/31/2007 12:12:06 AM
Hey, congrats! What a way to do it, too - new personal best and a ribbon at the same time. :)
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01/31/2007 12:11:23 AM
uh...*faints again*

Wow!!!!
Uh...
OMG

Thanks!! for the votes and lovely comments..

This was the worst week of my whole life and this just made all that go away!
01/31/2007 12:08:43 AM
Personal best by a mile. Great work and congrats on the yellow!
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01/31/2007 12:06:55 AM
Well it held...almost a 7! Big congrats on your ribbon, Urfa!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/30/2007 08:59:04 PM
Sweet shot. Love the sharpness and clarity. Great angle and choice of shot. Very nicely done.
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01/30/2007 12:47:22 PM
Like this a lot - may have benefitted from cropping the top a bit. 9
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01/29/2007 04:59:20 PM
Nice shot! Love the details and editing onthis image. A solid 8 for you!
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01/27/2007 11:06:14 PM
I think this is my favorite for this challenge.
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01/27/2007 03:28:07 AM
i like the textures and perspective here. not just a picture of a door!!
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01/27/2007 12:23:10 AM
Like the idea would have been better with an old style lock
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01/26/2007 12:57:46 PM
Thank you. I was getting tired of hitting the '5' button. Very well seen and captured image here. I really like the color tone used, the composition is strong, and the details are great. Nicely done!
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01/26/2007 03:58:29 AM
Nice shot with excellent colors
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01/25/2007 03:19:05 PM
Great Patina and the processing works well. I like the general compositionas well. Simple and yet elegant.9
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01/25/2007 09:46:55 AM
Top pick. the tones and textures in this shot are just terrific. Very nicely composed too. Well done.
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01/25/2007 07:25:56 AM
good composition, editing, and textures. 8
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01/24/2007 07:07:25 PM
I like this photo. Good focal point, nice contrast. 8
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01/24/2007 05:14:57 PM
Great capture! Love the texture, the angle, the coloring. Great Entrance.
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01/24/2007 11:54:07 AM
well done! is all i can say
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01/24/2007 06:15:10 AM
Powerful image - great processing.
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01/24/2007 03:48:26 AM
holy tones... i love it.. tones are amazing.. *drool* very nice
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01/24/2007 03:22:49 AM
super clear and nice tones...great composition
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01/24/2007 02:19:33 AM
Great study - Love the tones and sharpness - My fav so far.
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01/24/2007 01:56:11 AM
Excellent entry for this challenge!!!
I really like detail and the coloring you've selected. The subject is perfect and to the point. 10 from me and one of my three highest rated of the challenge. Good luck!!!
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01/24/2007 12:20:37 AM
love the texture!
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